Chrome Handle

Handles

Handle of the decade?

The Chrome Beehive Knob…it’s featured prominently in the kitchen mags.

chrome beehive knob
Chrome Beehive Knob

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But..we don’t all have to follow suit.

 Tips:

* Always get a spare handle from your kitchen installer.

* Feel your chosen handle. Is it comfortable in your hand? Sounds mad..but trust us, it matters!

* Steer clear of oval or oblong knobs. They invariably twist & their crookedness will drive you mad!!

Porcelain Handles
Porcelain Handles & Oblong T Knob

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* If the budget is tight ask your kitchen installer for advice. There can be hundreds of euros of difference between handles.

* NEVER go for cheap handles imported from far away..the threading wrings or they rust.  Stick with branded handles.

* Think long term. Knobs are easily changed when you tire of them. Handles? – ask your kitchen man if there are other handles on the market with the same drilling centres.

* Think of your needs. If you have young children running about is a knob a bit risky for getting caught up on? If you have arthritis do you want small finicky handles?

* Save money & go handleless!!! One less decision!!

* Think of maintenance..that chrome handle might look stunning in the showroom but will it when covered in smudgey fingertips?

* Porcelain handles (cream/grey)are best with cream/grey coloured kitchens. (see above)

What do we love?

* Stainless steel…hard to beat..we have some beautiful slimline & modern ones on display.

Stainless Steel Modern Handle
Modern Slimline Handle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Brushed aluminium handle profiles..uber modern, sleek, discreet.

Brushed Aluminium Handle Profile
Brushed Aluminium Handle Profile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Brushed Nickel pull handles..different & robust.

Brushed Modern Pull Handle
Brushed Modern Pull Handle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Pewter knobs for the more traditional kitchen.

Pewter Knob

Pewter Simple KnobPewter Star Knob

 

* Steel ball knobs.

Steel Ball Knob

Stainless Steel Ball Knob

 

 

 

* Bridge handles…simple but they feel good.

Bridge Handle
Bridge Handle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Email or call us if you need more help…we can handle it (!!!)… info@newhavenkitchens.ie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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